The true zen of a quintessential summer day in the Hamptons is a trip to one of our storied beaches. Whether you're catching a wave in Montauk or sunning yourself in Southampton, each town beach has its own unique vibe. To help maximize your days of sun, sand, and sea, we've streamlined the top beach picnic essentials for your summer, so keep these items in your house out East, and stake your spot in the sand this weekend.
Hampton Hostess, a lifestyle blog by interior designer Barbara Page Glatt, explores the latest in home design, travel, and entertaining, with a specific focus on the Hamptons. Stay tuned for Barbara's weekly blogs on décor, entertaining, and more in the Hamptons.